RARE/SCARCE BIRDS - LATEST PHOTOS
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Red-necked Phalarope, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Red-necked Phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford. September 16th, 2017.
Grey Phalarope, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Grey Phalarope (Phalaropus fulicarius)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford. September 16th, 2017.
Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Buff-breasted Sandpiper (Tryngites subruficollis)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford. August 25th, 2017.
Pectoral Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford. August 24th, 2017.
Pectoral Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford. August 24th, 2017.
Pectoral Sandpiper, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Pectoral Sandpiper (Calidris melanotos)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford. August 24th, 2017.
Purple Heron, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.
Purple Heron (Ardea purpurea)
East Coast Nature Reserve, Newcastle, Co. Wicklow. July 2nd, 2017.
Marsh Warbler, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Marsh Warbler (Acrocephalus palustris)
Cahore Marsh, Co. Wexford. July 1st, 2017.
Greenish Warbler, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Greenish Warbler (Phylloscopus trochiloides)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. May 28th, 2017.
Greenish Warbler, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Greenish Warbler (Phylloscopus trochiloides)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. May 28th, 2017.
PAST IRISH RARE BIRDS
on 25th September
2013 Blackpoll Warbler, Galway
2009 Marsh Warbler, Cork
2006 Citrine Wagtail, Kerry
2006 Red-footed Falcon, Donegal
2005 Greenish Warbler, Cork
2000 Honey Buzzard, Cork
1989 Northern Parula, Cork
1979 Subalpine Warbler, Cork
1976 Tawny Pipit, Cork
1965 Common Rosefinch, Donegal
1964 Greenish Warbler, Cork
1947 Pectoral Sandpiper, Laois
1896 Barred Warbler, Dublin
1871 Black-billed Cuckoo, Antrim
More details:
Blackpoll Warbler
Inishboffin, Galway. 2013.
10th Irish Record
Marsh Warbler
Olly Gully, near West Bog, Cape Clear Island, Cork. 2009.
Trapped. 5th Irish Record. Had previously been ringed in Norway
Citrine Wagtail
Derrymore, Kerry. 2006.
Red-footed Falcon
Glencolmcille, Donegal. 2006.
Greenish Warbler
Cape Clear Island, Cork. 2005.
Honey Buzzard
Cape Clear Island, Cork. 2000.
Northern Parula
Ballynacallagh, Dursey Island, Cork. 1989.
2nd Irish Record. 22nd WP record
Subalpine Warbler
West Bog, Cape Clear Island, Cork. 1979.
7th Irish Record
Tawny Pipit
Wheatear Field, Cape Clear Island, Cork. 1976.
Common Rosefinch
Inishtrahull, Donegal. 1965.
3rd Irish Record
Greenish Warbler
Cotter's Garden, Cape Clear Island, Cork. 1964.
Trapped. 4th Irish Record
Pectoral Sandpiper
Near Ballycolla, Abbeyleix, Laois. 1947.
Shot. 7th Irish Record
Barred Warbler
Rockabill Island , Dublin. 1896.
Caught while injured. 2nd Irish Record
Black-billed Cuckoo
Killead, Antrim. 1871.
Shot. 1st Irish Record. 2nd WP Record
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FIRST WP RECORDS
on 25th September:
Crested Honey Buzzard, Borcka, Artvin Province, Turkey. 25th September, 1979.
Original ID Honey Buzzard.
Laine, L. J. 1996. The 'Borka Puzzle' - the First Western Palearctic Crested Honey Buzzard. Birding World 9(8): 324-325
Semipalmated Plover, Santa Maria, Azores. 25th September, 1972.
Ringed at Grindstone, Magdalen Islands, Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada in July 1972.
Yesou, P. 1982. Semipalmated Plover in western Palearctic. British Birds 75(7): 336